MAN ABOUT TO TAKE ONE CHANCE TOO MANY IS INTERCEPTED BY EMISSARY FROM HEAVEN WHO TEACHES HIM "SAFETY CONSCIOUSNESS" AND PLEADS HIS CASE BEFORE HOLY SAFETY "TRIBUNAL." GOOD FANTASY SEQUENCES. TWILIGHT ZONE-LIKE FILM. This film won a First Award in the general safety field, 1949, from the National Committee on Films for Safety. Its premiere screening at the 1949 National Safety Congress may have helped. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The driving of an automobile is compared with running a train on the railroad. The driver is an engineer on whose observance of the rules of driving and the courtesies of the road the passengers depend for safety. 14:42:19:14 Great low-angle shot locomotive passes over camera. 14:42:34:26 Montage of old railroad company train logos: Old footage train passes camera speeding around curve, neon light display spelling “20th Century Limited” superimposed over shot; wipes to low-angle shot old...
Driving is compared with running a railroad train. With excellent images of steam-era passenger trains. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Infrastructure: Roads and highways, Safety: Automotive
Lessons in safety. Dramatic narrative: Rescue of child looking for lost child who falls down a well. flashlights in field at night overturned bicycle, tractor, school bus accident, community meeting at firehouse. smoking cigarettes. Cleaning up inflammable trash; unsafe wiring; thermos of coffee; climbing ladders
Lessons in safety. Dramatic narrative: Rescue of child looking for lost child who falls down a well. flashlights in field at night overturned bicycle, tractor, school bus accident, community meeting at firehouse. smoking cigarettes. Cleaning up inflammable trash; unsafe wiring; thermos of coffee; climbing ladders favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A member of a schoolboy safety patrol takes a walk with his friend, a police sergeant, and over a triple ice-cream soda reviews safety precautions for juvenile pedestrians. Shot in and around the urban landscape of 1930s middle-class Detroit. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Safety: Pedestrian, Police, Children
A member of a schoolboy safety patrol in one of our typical cities tells the story of how children can prevent accidents by taking wise and careful traffic precautions. "At the end of 1955 it had delivered useful traffic safety pointers to 11,823,000 young Americans in the 5th, 6th and 7th grades. Recorded showings, as noted on the records of the General Motors Film Library, exceed 75,000." [Business Screen 17:6, 1956]
A LOOK AT THE "BRAIN" OF THE TRAFFIC LIGHT SHOWS HOW THE RED & GREEN & AMBER LIGHTS PROMOTE SAFETY. GOOD ANIMATION OF SERIES OF LIGHTS AND LINES OF CARS. GOOD SHOTS VARIOUS KINDS OF TRAFFIC LIGHTS. BRIEF MONTAGE OF FOREIGN CITIES. Topic: traffic lights
A 1938 salesman speaks with Benjamin Franklin, one of the greatest Generic version of a film originally produced for Frigidaire. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Sales: Training, Franklin, Benjamin, Psychology
0:20 Pedestals, silhouette drawing of man in shirt pops onto pedestal Another silhouette, then other - total of 3 CU foods arranged in store frozen food freezer, a hand picks up frozen desert MCU pyramid of ice cream boxes - pyramid collapses CU hand with paintbrush - painting ice cream box CU jumbled frozen food section Camera pans well organized frozen food section 1:40 CU woman in red and white checked vest, red cape - she points to herself, nods her head, puts her head down, shakes her... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Great color; comprehensive footage of 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. 17:12:10:07 Large sign in arch “Peace Through Understanding” with palatial Chinese building in background. 17:12:26:06 Great shot of the Unisphere, world globe statue in fountain at New York World’s Fair. 17:13:40:23 GM General Motors advertisement at the New York World’s Fair. 17:13:43:00 GE General Electric neon sign. 17:13:45:09 Spinning duPont sign. 17:13:47:26 7-Up sign, lighted, at night. 17:13:51:23 VS packed... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
11:10:43:06 Shot from car slowly passing a Sinclair gas station in late 1950s early 1960s, signs outside of gas station advertise �Clean Restrooms� , �Open 24 Hours� , gas priced at 28.9 cents per gallon and a �Free 2 lb. Sugar with 10 gallons�11:11:37:09 Pan over Sinclair gas/service station in late 1950s early 1960s, sign in front of car garage advertises �$2 wheels balanced� deal. shotlist from PA-1344:01:23:33:13Driveby shot of Sinclair gasoline station; gas selling at 28.9... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
How skywriting works -- and the making of an aerial Chevrolet advertisement. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Advertising: Skywriting, Aviation: Skywriting, Automobiles: Advertising
AN EXPLANATION OF SKYWRITING, CLIMAXED IN THE WRITING IN THE SKY OF CHEVROLET SLOGANS. 01:35:16:07-01:35:20:26 LS 3 big airplanes flying towards camera leaving smoke trails. As they approach the foreground they fly up out of frame leaving smoke trails. Fade out. 01:35:21:22-01:35:25:21 Fade up on MS of woman in skirt with knit top and cap and man in pilot's jacket and cap and goggles standing in front of cockpit of small plane conversing. Aircraft / Woman Speaks With Pilot...
SOLAR RADIATION PHYSICS EARTH SUN STARS ANIMATION DIAGRAMS WOMEN BATHING SUITS MODELS GRAPHICS LIGHT HEAT INFRARED ULTRAVIOLET SCIENCE Solar radiation Radiation Sun Animation Physics Light Temperature Atmosphere Electromagnetic radiation
Cartoonist Rube Goldberg creates a little animation to explain how fuel is converted to power in the modern automobile engine. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Animation: Rube Goldberg, Automobiles: Engineering
"WITH THE HELP OF RUBE GOLDBERG, THE PICTURE PROVES THAT WE CAN'T GET SOMETHING FOR NOTHING. THAT IS, TO GET POWER OUT OF AN ENGINE, YOU HAVE TO PUT FUEL IN. HOWEVER, MODERN ENGINES ARE DESIGNED TO CONSERVE FUEL & DELIVER FULL POWER ON EVERY STROKE."
Great weird shot of man opening door.Color wedding scene at the end.18:23:08:06 Camera slowly moves in on businessman behind desk passing beneath sign for Charles Adams Managing Director; bald businessman lights up a cigar at his desk18:24:54:16 Reflection of man in mirror as he straightens his tuxedo bow tie, man wipes his face.18:26:35:15 Two homeless boys walking down dirt road, one carrying a suitcase; older boy stops and opens his suitcase, boy splits candy bar in two and gives half to his... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
RCA Victor presents Sound and the Story, copyright Radio Corporation of America favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Consumerism, Media: Phonograph, Perception: Sound
The making of phonograph records from the recording session, featuring a symphony orchestra playing classical music, through premastering, pressing and packaging. Good footage of record masters being made and records being pressed (LPs). favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
The making of phonograph records from the recording session, featuring a symphony orchestra playing classical music, through premastering, pressing and packaging. Good footage of record masters being made and records being pressed (LPs). favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
"The transmission in the modern motorcar -- the mechanism that makes it possible to have three forward speeds and a reverse -- is a series of levers, levers that spin." 04:45:35:28 VS cartoon of Archimedes trying to move earth with a lever extending from the moon or another planet in outer space; CU cartoon of Archimedes says “Give me a lever long enough and I can move the world.” 04:45:56:19 CU disembodied hands using antique can opener to open a can of peaches; CU can open... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Dramatization of how photographs are transmitted by wire, an exciting new technology in the 1930s. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Communication: Wirephotos, Media: Newspapers, Technology
"STREAMLINES ADD TO THE SAFETY, ECONOMY & COMFORT OF THE MODERN AUTOMOBILE AS WELL AS TO THE BEAUTY." kids swimming – shot of 3 kids calling offscreen kids into water slomo of adult male diver into pool underwater shot of long thin fish swimming people outside office building fighting back against strong wind Pan following pelicans and gulls swimming onto and around pier VS birds flying Wind tunnel sequence shot from inside: model plane tested in windstream to observe action of...